7.0255 CFP: Northern New England in the 19th C. (1/60)
Elaine Brennan (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Wed, 20 Oct 1993 06:56:34 EDT
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 7, No. 0255. Wednesday, 20 Oct 1993.
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 93 10:34:12 EDT
Subject: CALL FOR PAPERS
Call for papers
for the second annual conference on
NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
PHYSICAL AND CULTURAL LANDSCAPES
June 9-11 1994
The WASHBURN HUMANITIES CENTER
in association with the
University of Maine and
the University of Southern Maine
The Washburn Humanities Center welcomes the submission of papers
representing a broad range of disciplines illustrating differences and
commonalities within the region of northern New England during the
nineteenth century. Topics might include but are not limited to the
general subjects of agriculture, climate, education, popular culture,
art, and literature. The Center encourages the submission of complete
two or three person sessions.
The annual Washburn Humanities Conference is designed to
illuminate the social, cultural, political, and economic history of
northern New England, the region's impact on the nation and the
nation's on the region.
Last year, inaugurating the annual event, the conference theme was WOMEN
AND MEN IN THE CIVIL WAR ERA, 1840-1880. In 1995 the conference will
focus on the general topic of MIGRATIONS (of people, ideas, culture, crops,
animals) into/out of/ within northern New England.
The Conference will be held at the Washburn-Norlands Living
History Center, a 445 acre site containing a restored one room
school house, farmer's cottage, free standing library (housing the
extensive Washburn family collections), a 200 seat 1828
Universalist Church, and the 1867 Washburn mansion.
Submit a one page abstract and a one page vita by January 31 to:
University of Maine)
Washburn Humanities Center
R. R. 2, Box 3395
Livermore Falls, ME 04254
Phone: (207) 897-4366
Previously published material should not be submitted.
Room and Board will be provided for people presenting papers.